1. USAID seeks to facilitate inclusive and sustainable agricultural productivity growth to lift people out of extreme poverty and hunger, giving them the ability to move beyond subsistence and engage in their local, national, and/or global economies. Best achieving these critical development...
  2. 1/4/2022 Traditionally, livestock manure has been used to provide nutrients for plant growth and to improve soil conditions. However, the increase in concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) results in high levels of plant nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, in the proximal crop and...
  3. This section presents information about individual crops, their crop water requirement, yield response to water; and bibliographic database on crop water productivity.
  4. AquaCrop is the crop growth model developed by FAO to address food security and assess the effect of the environment and management on crop production. AquaCrop simulates the yield response of herbaceous crops to water and is particularly well suited to conditions in which water is a key limiting...
  5. The ECOCROP database was developed by the Land and Water Division of FAO as a tool to identify plant species for given environments and uses, and as an information system contributing to a Land Use Planning concept. The database was developed inthe 1990sand provides information for more than 2000...
  6. 1/1/2005 This study aims to understand the effect increased vegetable production has on the ruralpopulation beyond the direct farm level. The objectives of this project are to analyze the impact of vegetable commercialization and agribusiness developmnt on off-farm emplyment opportunities and wages,...
  7. 1/1/1995 This workbook documents one of the first farmer-participatory applied research projects based entirely in Kenya's marginal lands and includes a simple theoretical background to the topics researched as well as detailed suggestions on how to take the work forward. This book is designed for easy...
  8. Recurso clave 1/1/1990 This book provides a concise introduction to the principles of crop physiology in the tropics, and is based on the work of a project funded by the UK Overseas Development Administration.
  9. 1/1/2021 The 4th edition ofBuilding Soils for Better Cropsis a one-of-a-kind, practical guide to ecological soil management. It provides step-by-step information on soil-improving practices as well as in-depth background—from what soil is to the importance of organic matter. It will show you how different...
  10. 1/1/2003 The Benson Agriculture and Food Institute has developed a new cultivation system as a resourrce to decrease the rate of malnutrition and increase the consumption of vitamins and minerals in Bolivia. The name of the system is "panqare huyu', which means "flower bed" IN Aymara. 16 pgs, pictures